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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:53:34 -0400

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking at a rally at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. NBC announced Tuesday, Sept. 1, that Trump will sit down with host Jimmy Fallon to discuss his campaign and other issues on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," on Sept. 11. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be.


Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:54:08 -0400

Jonathan Beebe-Franqui, left, and his husband Dwayne D. Beebe-Franqui embrace as they wait for the arrival of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis at the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Davis has been ordered to appear in Federal Court to explain why she is refusing to issue marriage licenses despite a federal order to do so. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.


Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:51:15 -0400

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingJudge Richard M. Berman offered his ruling of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal in the deflate-gate controversy.


Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:19:48 -0400
By Steve Bittenbender ASHLAND, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court by a U.S. federal judge on Thursday and sent to jail. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, 49, was led away by U.S. marshals who confirmed she was under arrest. "The court doesn't do this lightly," District Court Judge David Bunning said in ordering that she be taken into custody.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:36:48 -0400

A sign is pictured at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting, outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in CharlestonBy Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina prosecutor will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is charged with the June murders of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church, court documents showed on Thursday. The 21-year-old Roof, who is white, has been accused by prosecutors of gunning down his victims, members of a Bible study group at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church, because it was a nationally known historically black church. Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson has scheduled a news conference for Thursday afternoon regarding the case.


Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:43:49 -0400

New England Patriots quarterback Brady exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New YorkBy Joseph Ax and Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tom Brady triumphed over the National Football League on Thursday when a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, clearing the way for the New England Patriots star quarterback to play in next week's season opener. In a setback for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the judge in New York vacated Goodell's decision in July to uphold Brady's four-game suspension over his alleged role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in the Patriots' January playoff victory.